Graveyard dirt and where to get it

Please don’t steal from someone’s house. Please don’t go to the closest cemetery and offer something and then take their home, a magical ingredient needed for so many things. Truth is, spirits can be mad, just like people, and can be vengeful. They will want justice for taking part of their place of peace. ImagineContinue reading “Graveyard dirt and where to get it”

Reasons You Should Become A Shaman

Some people drawn to witchcraft or the hidden faiths are drawn because they want change or control over their life. Some because they feel they have never felt at peace with the faith they were handed when they were impressionable. Some are looking for a way to explain the hideous way the world has treatedContinue reading “Reasons You Should Become A Shaman”

Spell Casting, pt 1: Self-Care is the only way to make your spells work

I can’t tell you how many people will read this wanting to take a short cut into the world of witchcraft. I’m going to tell you that there isn’t one. But I will tell you this: There is a basic formula to making spells work. First, you’ll read over and over again that your intentContinue reading “Spell Casting, pt 1: Self-Care is the only way to make your spells work”

Divination Separated by Category of Elemental Expression

I have separated these divination types by elem Omni-Elemental Divination Types (based on practitioner and style) CARTOMANCY is fortune telling using cards such as the Tarot. DOWSING or DIVINING RODS are methods of divination where a forked stick is used to locate water or precious minerals. SCRYING is a general term for divination using aContinue reading “Divination Separated by Category of Elemental Expression”

Elemental Connection Categories

I’m teaching a class on basic witchcraft, and I like to start with honing your innate skills. I’ve created this basic chart of elemental categories in order to figure out what you gravitate to first. Sort of like a “sorting hat.” I’ve included the chart below: Highlight all of the items that strongly resonate withContinue reading “Elemental Connection Categories”

What is Benedicaria?

It’s witchcraft. It’s religion. It’s dogma & deities. It’s culture. It’s a collection from your heritage and your environment. Let’s start with what you will read on wikipedia: “Benedicaria, which means “Way of Blessing,” is a relatively new term for a number of loosely related family-based folk traditions found throughout Italy, most notably in southernContinue reading “What is Benedicaria?”